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Honda Accord Hybrid Production Relocates From Ohio To Japan

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Japan Ohio hybrid sales assembly plants The topic of the press release issued late last Wednesday was not the sort of thing to set green-car fans'' hearts racing: "Statement.Re: North American Production Portfolio". But buried in several paragraphs of detail from John Mendel, executive vice president of American Honda, was one interesting detail: Assembly of the Honda Accord Hybrid.

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Anti-Tesla Motors bill in Ohio defeated

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A bid in Ohio to block Tesla Motors from selling cars in that state has been defeated in the Ohio State Legislature on Tuesday. A last minute amendment to Senate Bill 137 would have prevented "a manufacturer or

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Tesla Faces Off Against Car Dealers In Another State: Ohio

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This time it''s Ohio. Once more into the fray: Another state''s car dealers are pushing for legislation to ban Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to buyers. And legislators have unexpectedly moved up a hearing on the new law to today, according to a letter from Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]. The hearing takes place early this

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Anti-Tesla Motors bill in Ohio defeated

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A bid in Ohio to block Tesla Motors from selling cars in that state has been defeated in the Ohio State Legislature on Tuesday. A last minute amendment to Senate Bill 137 would have prevented "a manufacturer or

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Ohio Dealers Renew Assault Against Tesla Motors Sales

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The legislative battle that pits Ohio car dealers against Tesla Motors and its company-owned stores continues. The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the car dealers are once again pushing legislation that would keep Tesla from selling cars in the Buckeye State. MORE: Auto Dealers'' Fight Against Tesla Stores: Elon Musk Weighs In Senate Bill 260

Wringing Out Car-Making Efficiencies: Honda's 'Green Path' Detailed

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Carbon Footprint Ohio energyIt's well established by now that the energy required to extract raw materials and turn them into a finished car is considerably less than the energy that car will consume over its lifetime to move itself around. But that isn't stopping manufacturers from chipping away at the huge amounts of energy consumed in and around their assembly plants.

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Honda To Install Natural-Gas Fueling Station Near Ohio Car Plant

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Honda announced today that it will install a compressed natural-gas (CNG) fueling station near its Marysville, Ohio, assembly plant. If drivers are going to use an alternative fuel, they need places to fill up their tanks. The fully-automated station--constructed and operated by Trillium CNG--will feature three Class 8 dispensers for commercial

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Columbus, Ohio wins $40M DOT Smart City Challenge; $10M more from Vulcan, $90M from private partners

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US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that Columbus, OH has been selected as the winner of the US Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge. Earlier post.) As winner of the Challenge, Columbus will receive up to $40 million from US DOT and up to $10 million from Paul G.

Ohio Car Dealers Sue To Block Tesla From Selling Cars In The State

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Ohio isn''t just a battleground state in presidential elections. Electric-car maker Tesla has been at odds with the state''s car dealers over its company-owned stores, and the battle doesn''t seem to be stopping. The California company won the last round, when a proposed amendment to an unrelated bill was dropped; the amendment would have barred

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Ohio State University Team Readies Electric Motorcycle For TT Zero

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Electric vehicle technology is finding its way into various motorsport disciplines, but few are more exciting than the world of electric motorcycling. Not only did an electric motorcycle win the two-wheeled class at last year''s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, each year one race at the world''s most famous motorcycle event is dedicated to

Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar To Make On-Track Debut At Mid-Ohio

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Hybrid supercars are officially in fashion. We''ve been positively inundated by the things over the last year or so, from BMW''s upcoming i8 plug-in hybrid, to the exotic Ferrari LaFerrari, Porsche 918 and McLaren P1 trio, to this: The Acura NSX. Like its historical namesake, it''s the Acura destined to be one of the most accessible hybrid supercars

Toyota Prius Recall, Georgia Electric-Car Incentive, Tesla Ohio Troubles: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: Georgia may kill its $5,000 electric-car tax credit, Ohio car dealers renew their legislative fight against Tesla Motors, and 2010 through 2014 Toyota Prius hybrids are being recalled. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A chronicle of the return road trip from Florida to New York in a Tesla Model S electric car

Ohio State team wins EcoCAR2 competition with E85 series-parallel plug-in hybrid Malibu

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announced that the Ohio State University (OSU) team was the overall winner of the EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future finals. Over the course of three years, The Ohio State University consistently met incremental goals that strengthened their position against the other university teams, the organizers said. Ohio State stood out amongst the competition and truly did an outstanding job. OSU’s series-parallel PHEV. Click to enlarge.

Dandelions could help build sustainable cars

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Ford and The Ohio State University are working together to examine the potential of using the milky white substance which seeps from the weed’s roots could be used [.]. Ford car parts dandelion Ohio State University rubber substitute sustainableThere a familiar nuisance to gardeners around the world-yet dandelions could be about to redeem themselves by becoming a source for sustainable rubber for use in cars.

Honda To Use Wind Turbines For Energy At Ohio Plant

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With GM using solar at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant and Volkswagen recently unveiling a huge solar array at its Chattanooga plant, Honda is next to display its green credentials--with wind turbines at its Ohio transmission factory It's no good simply producing green cars these days--you have to be green at every stage of producing the cars, too.

SG Preston planning $400M, 120M gpy renewable diesel plant in Ohio

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SG Preston (SGP) announced the planned development of a 120-million gallon per year renewable diesel facility in Lawrence County, Ohio. The Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth and JobsOhio were also instrumental in securing the investment and technology to play a role in the future of southern Ohio. The SGP South Point facility will have a total investment of $400 million and reportedly will use Honeywell’s UOP technology.

BASF celebrates grand opening of Li-ion cathode materials production plant in Elyria, Ohio

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BASF celebrated the grand opening of its new Li-ion cathode materials production plant in Elyria, Ohio. The operation in Elyria is supported by BASF battery materials research laboratories in nearby Beachwood, Ohio, and at the company’s headquarters site in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Construction of the new cathode materials plant required an investment of more than $50 million, which was supported by a $24.6 million grant from the US DOE.

Clean Fuels Ohio signs LoI to deploy 500 Workhorse W-15 range-extended electric hybrid pickups across Ohio

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Workhorse Group has received a Letter of Intent from Clean Fuels Ohio to partner with Workhorse to help deploy 500 W-15 Plug-In Electric Pickup trucks throughout the state of Ohio. While not operating a fleet itself, Clean Fuels Ohio engages numerous fleets across Ohio on transitions to cleaner vehicle and fuel options.

2-millionth Duramax Diesel engine rolls off the line in Ohio

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V-8 turbo-diesel engine has rolled off the line at the DMAX plant in Moraine, Ohio. The 2 millionth Duramax 6.6L Groundbreaking for the DMAX, Ltd. plant began in 1998, with the first engine rolling off the line July 17, 2000. DMAX, Ltd. was established in 1998. GM owns 60 percent and Isuzu owns 40 percent of the joint venture. DMAX makes the Duramax diesel engines for heavy-duty Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks.

Tesla reaches agreement with Ohio dealers to avoid sales ban

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Tesla looks set to be allowed to keep selling cars in the US state of Ohio, it was confirmed on Wednesday after the electric car marker struck a deal with the state’s car dealers.

CODA abandoning plan to build Li-ion battery factory in Columbus, Ohio

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Amid this criticism, the agency has made almost no new loans, and some lawmakers have called for changes to the programs.Coda leaders said in recent months that they remained hopeful about the loan, but that they had developed a business plan that would work without the Ohio plant. The Columbus Dispatch reported that Coda Automotive is abandoning plans to build a Li-ion battery factory in Columbus.

Honda Transmission contracts with Juhl Wind for two utility-scale wind turbines at Ohio plant; up to 10% of electricity for operations

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Once the turbines begin operating later this year, the Honda transmission plant in Russells Point, Ohio will be the first major automotive manufacturing facility in the United States to obtain a substantial amount of its electricity directly from wind turbines located on its property. Last June, the Washington Township (Logan County, Ohio) Board of Zoning Appeals approved a variance to the height limitation for the wind turbines. Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc.

Baard Energy raises $2.5B for coal/biomass-to-liquids plant in Ohio; construction to begin late spring or early summer 2011

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Baard Energy LLC, a company seeking to build a coal/biomass-to-liquids (CBTL) plant in Ohio ( earlier post ) has raised $2.5B from investors in the coal and energy markets and is preparing to begin construction of the nearly $6 billion Ohio River Clean Fuels Project by late spring or early summer. Youngstown Business Journal.

USDOT awards $6M grant to advance Northwest US 33 Smart Mobility Corridor in Ohio

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million grant to the City of Dublin, the City of Marysville and Union County for the advancement of the Northwest US 33 Smart Mobility Corridor in Ohio. and The Ohio State University’s Transportation Research Center that includes a 7.5-mile automotive test track. The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a $5,997,500.00

Honda opens CNG fueling station on Troy, Ohio campus; 2nd public CNG station in N America

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Honda opened a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on its property in Troy, Ohio. in Marysville, Ohio in August. in Troy, Ohio, near Honda’s parts consolidation and distribution operations. The CNG station, which was designed, constructed and will be operated by Trillium CNG, is the second public CNG station located on a Honda property in North America, following one opened at Honda of America Mfg. Earlier post.).

Obama Administration announces $14 million for lightweight vehicle materials

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During his trip to Columbus Ohio today, President Obama announced a $14 million program to support development of lightweight materials for advanced vehicles.

Honda to build 2014 Accord Hybrid in Ohio

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will invest $23 million at its Marysville, Ohio auto plant to add production of the new two-motor Accord Hybrid Sedan ( earlier post ), scheduled to go on sale nationwide this fall. This will be the third hybrid model built by Honda in the US and the first in Ohio. Manufactured at Honda’s automobile engine plant in Anna, Ohio, both of these engines were named to Ward’s 10 Best Engines list for 2013. The R&D center in Raymond, Ohio, is Honda’s largest R&D center outside Japan.

Ohio opens first LNG station deployed through the Recovery Act

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The US Energy Department (DOE) announced the recent opening of the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling station in Ohio. The new station, which celebrated its official grand opening yesterday in Seville, Ohio, was constructed by Clean Energy Fuels. The LNG station and vehicles are part of the Ohio Advanced Transportation Partnership project, which received an $11 million Energy Department investment under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Ohio workshop seeks ideas for National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

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Confirmed workshop speakers are NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, NIST Director Patrick Gallagher and Ohio Sen. In addition, the Ohio workshop will explore manufacturing-related interests and needs specific to the region. NASA and the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) are sponsoring the second in a series of regional public workshops to gather ideas and suggestions on the design of the proposed National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI).

Honda investing additional $215 million in Ohio operations; Earth Dreams engines and transmissions

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Honda will invest approximately $215 million in its Ohio operations to add new powertrain technologies and a technical training center at its engine plant in Anna, Ohio, while also establishing a technical training center, heritage center that highlights Honda’s history in Ohio and North America, and office space for the new Honda North America Services, LLC in Marysville, Ohio.

Lima Energy signs 10-year synthetic crude supply contract with Husky Energy refinery in Ohio

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Lima Energy Company, a subsidiary of USA Synthetic Fuel Corporation in Washington, DC, has signed a contract to supply up to 80 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe) of its “Ultra Clean Synthetic Crude” (UCSC) to Husky Energy’s Lima, Ohio Refinery over ten years. The Lima Refinery currently supplies about 25% of Ohio’s total gasoline needs.

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GM-Isuzu JV DMAX invests $60 million in Ohio diesel engine plant

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will invest $60 million in its Ohio diesel engine plant to make design changes that meet future emissions requirements. The GM-Isuzu joint venture DMAX, Ltd. Established in 1998, DMAX has produced almost 1.6 million engines since opening in 2000. GM owns 60% and Isuzu owns 40% of the venture that makes the Duramax diesel for heavy-duty trucks. DMAX, Ltd. has invested $760 million in the DMAX facility since 2000. DMAX is home to the Duramax 6.6L

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Ohio cops embrace solar power

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The Ohio Highway Patrol Cars are to be fitted with five-watt solar panels in an effort to conserve fuel and battery life. Tags: Green cars Latest news Ohio Highway Patrol Cars solar power police cars We’ve featured a number of news stories here at TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk about police forces across the USA adopting various green cars.

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Ohio State researchers use neutron depth profiling to track flow of Li atoms into and out of anode in real time

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Using a neutron beam, chemists and engineers at The Ohio State University have been able to track the flow of lithium atoms into and out of an anode in real time as a Li-ion battery charged and discharged.

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack highlights USDA, GE efforts to commercialize renewable jet fuel for Ohio aviation industry

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US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack highlighted USDA’s collaboration with General Electric (GE) Aviation, the Ohio Aerospace Institute, air carriers and producer groups to develop a Midwest-regional strategy to provide renewable-jet fuel at GE Aviation’s Cincinnati-area facilities. USDA’s Farm Service Agency also has another energy crop production initiative underway in northeastern Ohio and northwestern Pennsylvania through the agency’s Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP).

BASF expanding catalyst and battery R&D site in Ohio with $25M investment; new cathode materials research

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BASF is investing $25 million in renovating and expanding its research and development (R&D) facility in Beachwood, Ohio. The existing battery materials research team was established in 2009 to focus on advanced materials for lithium-ion batteries in advance of the opening in 2012 of a new materials production facility in nearby Elyria, Ohio.

Where Do Green Cars Really Live? California, Yeah, But Then.

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And of course Lima, Ohio. One or two locations appear time and time again when it comes to electric or hybrid vehicle sales. If you didn''t think California was up there, then you''ve not been paying much attention. Oregon too--in Portland, the Nissan Leaf actually outsold other Nissan models last month. What was that last one again? Ah yes, Lima

New Airbus-backed aerospace R&D consortium in Ohio to focus on advanced materials

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Airbus is working through the NCC to develop a research and development consortium of Ohio aerospace suppliers, incubators, and universities to develop next-generation products for use in Airbus’ new fleet. Ohio businesses will receive technical and financial support for developing and demonstrating new technologies to produce high-tech component parts for Airbus. US Sen.

Electric Cars In Norway, Tesla In Ohio, November Plug-In Car Sales: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: Tesla Motors continues its battle with car dealers, this time in Ohio. We''ve also got U.S. plug-in electric-car sales numbers for November, and some numbers for Norway, where 12 percent of new cars sold last month turned out to be electric. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Check out our video of the 2015

Ohio Advanced Transportation Partnership to Invest $29M+ in Alt Fuel Vehicles and Infrastructure Projects

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has cleared Clean Fuels Ohio to begin its work with the Ohio Advanced Transportation Partnership (OATP) to carry out more than $29 million in alternative fuel vehicle and infrastructure projects—the largest single investment in advanced transportation energy infrastructure and vehicle technology in the state’s history, according to Sam Spofforth, Executive Director of Clean Fuels Ohio.